Thursday Food Deals

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It’s Thursday. Not quite the home run Friday’s are, but we are getting their nonetheless! And to get into the early spirit of the approaching weekend, we have you covered with this comprehensive list of Thursday Food Deals, that brings you the best in food and drink offers to suit every taste. These deals are a great way to save time and money every day of the week.


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General Tips

Before we get to the list, here are a few more tips that can elevate your weekday savings on food and drinks at any restaurant:

Sign Up for Rewards

Rewards programs are probably the best ways to score food freebies. You will often get a free meal simply for getting a joint’s app and signing up for their Rewards programs. Rewards members also typically enjoy free birthday offers, and may receive BOGO coupons and other discounts on a regular basis.

Check Social Media

Social media has become a great platform for promoting free deals and special offers. Be sure to follow your favorite food chains to stay up to date with their deals, be the first to know about limited time offers, and even sometimes score freebies when you engage by liking, commenting and sharing.


Phone Ahead

Phoning ahead is as easy as it gets when you would like to check in on your favorite establishment’s offers for the day. It guarantees you will receive accurate information for your exact location, and you can book your seats, or place your order for your delivery or collection in a flash.

Note: For many of the offers below, you should phone ahead to make sure they are valid for your location to avoid wasting time:

Now, on to the Thursday Food deals!

99 Restaurants

Thursday night is trivia night at 99 Restaurants, and that means you can play for a chance to score free gift cards, and enjoy a special on a 6-pack of wings for only $4.99 while you let your competitive side loose! 


Head to Applebee’s to break up the monotony of the week with their 2 for $25 offer including an appetizer and two entrees of your choice. Entree options include burgers, salad, shrimp, steak and even ribs – but some may have an upcharge. You can see Applebee’s specials here.

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s

If you need something delicious and satisfying, head to Beef ‘O’ Brady’s to enjoy their Philly Cheesesteak offer which is good on Thursdays for only $10.99. Check your location to ensure they have the offer, and what the price is as it may vary. 

Head to Beef ‘O’ Brady’s for delicious Philly Cheesesteak.


Bertucci’s is the place to be to take advantage of their daily Happy Hour. It is valid from 3-7 pm, Mondays to Fridays, in the bar area or patio.  Happy Hour features 7 different starter dishes for $7 and specials on drinks too. Enjoy satisfying Flatbreads, Garlic Knots, Chicken Wings, Meatballs, and more.   


BJ’s Restaurants

Enjoy daily specials at BJ’s Restaurants. Thursday’s offer is hearty Tri-Tips or a half-rack of ribs for only $17.50. You can also score a full rack for only $22.50.  And don’t worry if you have a midday craving – BJ’s also has a $12 weekday lunch that you can refuel with. There is also their Happy Hour with food and drink discounts from 3-7 pm and again at 10 pm to close. See the BJ’s Restaurants Specials Page for more.  

Blaze Pizza

In the mood for pizza? Spend the night in and order any of Blaze Pizza’s online specials which are available daily, including a pizza and soda for just $9.95. There’s also the “Party of One” offer for $8.95 which features an 11-inch pizza with one topping and a drink, available for online/ pickup only. See more of Blaze Pizza’s specials and Digital Deals here.

Bob Evans

Have breakfast anytime you like at Bob Evans with their delicious traditional breakfasts menu. Fill up on the Big Egg Breakfast for $10.19 with 3 eggs, bacon or sausage, and your pick of side and biscuits; The Rise and Shine for $10.29 featuring 2 eggs, bacon or sausage, and your pick of side and biscuits; the Banana Nut Farmers Choice for $13.19 which comes with 2 eggs, bacon or sausage, and your pick of side and 3 banana slice pancakes; or the Double Meat Farmer for $13.79 which comes with 2 eggs, sausage, bacon, a side and hotcakes or French Toast.

Bonefish Grill

Relax at Bonefish Grill by taking advantage of their daily Happy Hour that includes cocktails that start from only $6.  Happy Hour is from 4-6:30 pm daily; though these times may vary by location.  

Boston Market

Boston Market sometimes has coupons for BOGO meals and more, so check online, and be sure to join Rewards.   

Brann’s Steakhouse

Put the first half of the week behind you when you head to Brann’s Steakhouse and sip on drink specials with their Happy Hour starting from only $3.99! Happy Hour is 3-6 pm daily and again at 9pm to close, depending on location. They also offer Comfort Foods from only $12.99 every day; and which come in a nice variety of BBQ sausage, BBQ ribs and fried chicken. Also enjoy your plate with $3.99 Margaritas.

BRAVO! Cucina Italia and BRIO Italian Grille

It’s wine-down Thursdays at BRAVO! Cucina Italia and their sister restaurant BRIO Italian Grille. Relax with select wines for only $6 by the glass. Please note that this may be a limited time special.  But the good times don’t have to end there. BRAVO! also has a Happy Hour weekdays from 3-7 pm; showcasing 6 items for only $7 each, including a scrumptious Happy Hour Burger. Time to head out, as these deals are for dine-in only and available at select locations.


Bruster’s Ice Cream

Enjoy a sweet treat at Bruster’s Ice Cream on Thursdays where you can cool down with half-price banana splits at participating locations only! Just a small note – you bring your own banana, and Bruester’s will give you the ice cream and toppings for half price.

Buca di Beppo

Do you need to feed a whole group? Stop by Buca di Beppo to enjoy their Meal Deals daily which are good for delivery or to-go. Munch on deals for $33 to feed 3 people, or only $50 to feed 5. 

Buffalo Wild Wings

Satisfy that ever-present craving for wings by heading to Buffalo Wild Wings for the BOGO deal on Boneless Wings on Thursdays! See more about the deal on the Buffalo Wild Wings Deals page, and be sure to check that this deal is good at your local restaurant.

Burger King

Check the BK app daily for great coupons that score you discounts, BOGO deals on burgers and lots more from this favorite fast food chain.

Cheesecake Factory

Head to the Cheesecake Factory to snack on appetizers and various plates starting at about $8.50 with their daily Happy Hour from 4-6 pm.  These offers are only available in the bar area. Stay up to date with more offers and exclusives when you sign up for Rewards here.

Chevys Fresh Mex

Enjoy Happy Hour deals at Chevy’s Fresh Mex from 3 pm to close, Monday through Saturday, and all day on Sunday (valid only in the bar area or Cantina).  Happy Hour specials include food and drinks ranging from $4 to $8. 


Make a meal of it by stopping at Chili’s for their 3 for Me lineup that includes a beverage, appetizer, and a tasty entree starting at only $10.99.  Some of the entrees to choose from include an Old-Timer with Cheese, Big Mouth Crispy Chicken Sandwich, and others.  See the 3 for Me deal and other promos here.

Fill up with Chili’s 3-For-Me Deals.


Head to Costco for their Everyday Hot Dog Special with a quarter-pound Kirkland Beef Hot Dog and a fountain drink for only $1.50 (a price which has not changed for decades). And if you prefer, you can opt for one piece of pizza for only $1.99.

Cotton Patch Cafe

It’s family night out on Thursdays at Cotton Patch Cafe. Enjoy a Kids Eat Free Meal with the purchase of an adult entree that comes to $10 or more. The offer is good for dine in only. Cotton Patch also has their $7.99 Signature Special on weekdays. Pick and choose from Chicken Fried Steak, Chicken Alfredo Pasta, Chicken Fried Chicken and Meatloaf. 


Cracker Barrel

Cracker Barrel is the place to be if you are feeling extra hungry. They have Lunch offers which are valid every weekday, and Dinner Deals available Wednesdays through Sundays. Most lunch specials come with a side of corn muffins or buttermilk biscuits; as well as one other side. The majority of dinner specials come paired with two country sides as well as the buttermilk biscuits or corn muffins. The deal on Thursdays is the Turkey N’ Dressing special – only for $8.49 lunch and only for $11.99. Note that dinner deals are valid from 10:30 am – 8 pm.  

Dairy Queen

Check the Dairy Queen app often as you could score coupons and save on all your favorites including burgers, milkshakes and more. 

Del Taco

Munch down on tasty tacos at Del Taco on Thursdays with their 3 Grilled Chicken Tacos special for only $2.69! This offer is valid from 3 -11 pm at participating locations, and may only be available for a limited time. See more of Del Taco’s specials here.


Sometimes, nothing beats a good old diner meal. Stop at Denny’s every day, Thursdays included, for their Diner Deals starting at only $5.99.  Take your pick of bacon and eggs with pancakes for $5.99; a turkey half-sandwich with some fries or comforting soup for just $6.99, or a satisfying chicken dinner for only $9.59. 

Denny’s have great Diner Deals on sandwiches, breakfasts and burgers.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Enjoy daily deals at Dickey’s BBQ Pit when you order through the apo or online. Offers include a Brisket Sandwich and Big Yellow Cup for $7.99; ‘Cue Combo Sandwich with your choice of sandwich meat, a side and Big Yellow Cup for $9.99; and a group favorite – the Family Bundle for 4 including 4 Sandwiches (with options including chicken, pulled pork, or sausage) and 2 larges sides for sharing.

Domino’s Pizza

Domino’s has your sorted with a large pizza with one topping, 8 piece wings or boneless chicken, and other delicious options for carryout for only $7.99 each. These offers are usually available daily. They also have nice deals you can mix and match starting from $6.99 on items like medium pizzas.


Indulge with some ribs at a great price when you stop by Duffy’s on Thursdays from 5 pm, and enjoy a 1/2 rack of Baby Back Ribs plus a side for only $12.99. See more about the Rib Fix Special here.

Famous Dave’s BBQ

Thursdays at Famous Dave’s means you get to feast on an Extra Large Southside Rib Tip plate for only $13! Famous Dave’s has daily deals valid Mondays through Thursdays, but please note that the offers may differ by location. 

Firehouse Subs

A sub is a great way to get your fill of bready, cheesy, meaty goodness. Stop at Firehouse Subs to enjoy their satisfying Daily Specials for only $8.49 at most locations (prices may vary). On Thursdays, the deal is for a Spicy Cajun Chicken Sub. You can stay up to date with FireHouse Subs Daily Sub Specials and other updates here.

Fresh Market

Lunch is one less thing to worry about today when you head to a Fresh Market for their Daily Lunch Value Meals. These meals include a sandwich, chips and a beverage for only $9.99. Options available include the Reuben, Italian panini, or Turkey and Swiss sandwiches. You can also get dinner for a family of 4 with Fresh Market’s “Little Big Meal” for only $25.

Glory Days Grill

Feeling hungry for pizza? Head to Glory Days Grill for their Dual Thursdays special to chow down on a Margherita, Cheese or BBQ Chicken pizza for only $6.99, or a Seafood, Meat Lovers or Specialty Pizza for only $8.49! Glory Days Grill features great food and drinks specials every day on weekdays.  

Granite City Food & Brewery

Fuel your way through the day with Granite City Food’s App Thursday Deal. Enjoy your pick of $6 select appetizers, $3 beer pints and more. See more of Granite City Food and Brewery’s Daily Deals here.

Hickory Tavern

If you are in the mood for seafood, stop at Hickory Tavern for their special on oysters and shrimp plus local beer specials all valid from 4-9 pm on Thursdays. Make it a night out as these specials are valid for dine-in only. 

IHOP Specials

Enjoy IHOP’s IHOPPY Happy Hour from 3-10 pm every day, Thursdays included, to munch on $6 entrees and snacks, and side dishes from only $4. Stay up to date with other IHOP deals by signing up here.

IKEA Restaurant

Head to IKEA Restaurant for great specials Monday through Thursday at participating locations.  On Thursday, the special is “Buy one entrée, get a second of equal or lesser value 50% off”.


Sometimes all you need is to quench your thirst. If that’s the case, head to Jack’s on Thursdays to sip on a Sweet Tea or refreshing Lemonade for only $1, good on any size. Jack’s has daily specials Mondays through Fridays, and they are valid for in-store or online orders. 

Jack’s has daily deals, and Thursdays it’s refreshing Sweet Tea or Lemonade for $1.

Jack in the Box

Get the Jack in the Box app as you could find coupons for great savings nearly every day! Log into the app daily and check your offers as you could have coupons for BOGO deals and lots more.  


If all you need is some comfort food, head to KFC where they currently have a promo on Chicken Pot Pie for only $5 daily. 

Kona Grill

Stop by Kona Grill to take advantage of daily Happy Hour specials on beverages and appetizers. Happy Hour is from 2-6 pm and again at 9 pm to close. Indulge with fish tacos, shots of sake, beer and more for $3; sliders, select sushi rolls and glasses of select wines from only $6; and sushi rolls and select cocktails starting from only $9.  

Little Caesars Pizza

Check Little Caesars online or on the app for coupons daily, or enjoy everyday specials including a $5.99 lunch deal and a Large Classic Pepperoni for only $6.79 (prices may vary).

McCormick & Schmick’s

Craving some Bar Bites? Head to McCormick & Schmick’s to enjoy bar snacks and drinks with their daily Happy Hour from 3:30-6:30 pm.  Snacks start at around $4, while drinks start from $5 for Well Spirits, to up to $7.50 for Gold Margaritas.  

Melting Pot

Treat the one you love when you head to your participating Melting Pot Every Thursday for their “Thursdate” special. This nice date night option features a standout menu which is served in a booth bathed in candle light, and tucked away in a private part of the restaurant! Indulge with the four-course meal that showcases artisan cheese fondue, salad, and an entrée including your choice of filet mignon, salmon, sirloin and more.  Only $52 per person, though this may vary by location.  

Have a candlelit dinner date at Melting Pot on Thursdays.

Miller’s Ale House

In the mood for some ribs? Stop by Miller’s Ale House on Thursdays to grab Choice Prime Rib, 12 oz for $15.99.  Miller’s has weekday specials from Monday to Thursday. 

Noodles & Company

Enjoy scrumptious noodle and salad dishes at Noodles & Company, and save with their selection of entrees for only $7 including: Butter Noodles, Japanese Pan Noodles, Med Salad, Pasta Fresca, Pesto Cavatappi, Spaghetti and Wisconsin Mac & Cheese.


Stop by your local O’Charley’s to enjoy their Bones & Brews deal featuring a 1/3 Rack of Ribs and Fries for only $11.99 on Thursdays!

Olive Garden

Stop at Olive Garden for your lunch break to enjoy daily specials on lunch before 3pm, and starting from only $7.99. 

Panera Bread Specials

Enjoy the hearty Value Duet special daily at Panera Bread, which includes a cup of soup and a half sandwich for only $6.99. You can make this offer extra good by joining the Panera’s Unlimited Sip Club Drink Subscription which lets you add tea, fountain drinks or coffee for free. 


Take the family out to Piccadilly where kids eat for only $1.99 on Thursdays and Saturdays! Please note that the offer is only valid when you order an adult entree, is for dine-in only, and for kids 12 and younger. The offer is valid all day Thursdays, and from 11am – 4pm on Saturdays. Kid’s meals include a kid’s entrée, two sides, a kid’s drink, and a kid’s dessert! Limit 2 kid’s meals per adult meal purchase. 

Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut has a satisfying special on “Melts” for only $6.99 every day. The Melts are two folded pieces of Pizza Hut’s Thin N’ Crispy which is then stuffed with an assortment of yummy toppings. 


Quiznos presents their tasty Toasty Deal of the Day promo: an 8-inch sub for only $6.50! On Thursdays, the Ultimate Turkey Club Sub is on special.  See the other deals available on the Quiznos Homepage

Red Lobster

Treat yourself to seafood at at Red Lobster with their Throwback Thursday promotion.  For $14.99, feast on shrimp, two sides and a soda or iced tea.  And make a night of it too, as this offer is for dine-in only.

Ruby Tuesday

Stop by a participating Ruby Tuesday for their Throwback Thursday special featuring favorites like cheeseburgers for only $6.99.  The offer is available most weeks, just check ahead first. 

Smokey Bones

Get double the deliciousness at Smokey Bones with their BOGO offers Mondays to Thursdays. On Thursday, the BOGO offer is good on Boneless Wings; so you can buy 8, get 8 free or buy 16, get 16 free! 

Tijuana Flats

Sometimes all you need is a burrito to ease your hunger! Stop by Tijuana Flats for their Throwback Thursdaze deal that comes with a burrito, chips and drink for only $7.99, subject to varying prices by location.  


Togo’s Sandwiches offers a daily special which includes a 6-inch regular sandwich and a soda for only $8.95. The sandwich on Thursdays is Hot or Cold Roast Beef.

Veggie Grill

It’s burrito Thursday at Veggie Grill, showcasing BOGO burritos (buy one get one free)! You can enjoy this offer in-store or online; just use the code THURSDAY at checkout. See more delicious and nutritious Veggie Grill deals here.

Vitality Bowls

Eating clean and healthy doesn’t have to mean eating “boring”. Enjoy Happy Hour at Vitality Bowls with a BOGO 50% deal which is available Monday through Friday from 5-7pm. The BOGO offer is good on Wraps, Salads and Grain Bowls, at participating locations only. 

Enjoy a fresh, nutritious and delicious bowl at Vitality Bowls.


Check the Wendy’s app often for your chance to get coupon offers for treats like free large fries with orders of $10+, BOGO offers and more. Coupon offers are subject to change.

Yard House

Kick back at the end of your day and usher in the start of the weekend at Yard House. Enjoy their daily Late Night Happy Hour with specials on drinks and appetizers including $2 off drinks, $3 off wine, and $4 off Half Yards. You can get more information on your local Yard House’s Happy Hour here, and be sure to check your locations exact hours and deals.


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